Monthly Archives: April 2011

Sustainable High-Performance Health Care Facilities: Proposed New Standard

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association (ASHE) have jointly released for public comment a draft of Proposed Standard 189.2, Standard for the Design, Construction … Continue reading

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Sustainability-Counsel.com Selected for LexisNexis Top 50 for 2011

We are proud to announce that Sustainability-Counsel.com has been selected as one of the LexisNexis Top 50 Environmental Law & Climate Change Community Blogs for 2011. This distinction recognizes preeminent thought leaders in the blogosphere who create an invaluable content … Continue reading

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PA DEP Urges Halt To Disposal Of Marcellus Shale Wastewater At 16 Treatment Plants

On April 19, 2011, PA environmental regulators, prompted by concerns about high levels of bromides in river water, asked Marcellus Shale gas drillers to voluntarily stop disposing of drilling wastewater at 16 municipal treatment facilities. Governor Tom Corbett

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Will Oil Prices Drive US Clean Tech?

Although oil prices have fallen 2 – 4% in the past couple of days, West Texas Intermediate is over $105/barrel and Brent is over $120/barrel. That reality has driven US gas prices over $4.00 a gallon in at least six … Continue reading

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ENERGY AND COMMERCE RANKING MEMBERS ISSUE REPORT ON CHEMICALS USED IN FRACKING

On April 16, leading Democrats in the US House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce released a report entitled “Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing”. The report is the work product of an investigation by the committee commenced in February … Continue reading

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